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Events: This Month

  • Mar 2, 2015

    A BioFabrication Success Story: From Mushrooms to Packing/Building Materials event

    10:00 AM | Room 521, Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115

    Eben Bayer, CEO and Co-Founder of Ecovative Design will share knowledge and lessons learned about the path to commercializtion. Topics covered will range from the decision to move from building insulation to packaging, funding process, scale-up issues of bio-fabrication, intellectual property and licensing issues. Bayer will start the conversation with a short presentation, to be followed by a discussion with attendees.

  • Mar 4, 2015

    Molecular Mechanisms of Dormancy in Mycobacterium tuberculosis event

    2:00 PM | Room 521, Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, 5th floor, Boston, MA 02115

    Harvey Rubin, Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Computer Science at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss his work with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

  • Mar 9, 2015 - Mar 13, 2015

    4th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials event

    Melia Hotel in Sitges, Spain

    Energy, the environment and human health have emerged as strategic priorities not only in research but in all aspects of our lives. Hybrid materials have already demonstrated good promise in addressing and offering solutions in each of these priority areas. The main objective of this large interdisciplinary conference is to bring together, at a truly international level, people with shared interests in hybrid materials. Spotlight: Core Faculty member Joanna Aizenberg will be a plenary speaker and Associate Faculty member Ali Khademhosseini will be a featured speaker at this year's conference in Spain.

  • Mar 25, 2015 - May 20, 2015

    ArtScience @ Le Lab Lecture Series:
    Art, Design, Engineering & Biology

    6:30 PM | Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

    A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. At the March 25 talk, Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Jim Collins will highlight recent efforts to create synthetic gene networks and programmable cells, and discuss a variety of synthetic biology applications in biotechnology and biomedicine.

  • Mar 27, 2015

    Wyss Annual Diabetes Symposium
    Lower Extremity: Innovations and Discovery

    8:30 AM | Rotunda, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115

    Our inaugural one-day symposium hosted by the Wyss Institute will promote better understanding of the unmet management needs of Diabetic Lower Extremity (DLE) complications and the new therapeutic approaches that are currently under development.

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